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October 9th, 2014

Visitor screening system helps assure safety at SHS

October 9, 2014

Keeping tabs on students and faculty at a school is a task within itself, as Sweetwater High School and Sweetwater Middle School Assistant Principals Tecka Mobley and Danette Price can attest. Monitoring everyone who enters and leaves the school is an even greater responsibility, but with the help of a new software program, the staffs at Sweetwater High School and Sweetwater Middle School are hoping to better ensure safety throughout the halls and classrooms.

Read the full story in Thursday's print edition.

Roscoe Homecoming Sweethearts, Beaus to be crowned Friday night

October 9, 2014

Sweethearts and Beaus will be crowned during halftime of the Roscoe CHS Homecoming football game on Friday, Oct. 10.

Learn who the nominees are by picking up Thursday's print edition.

Bertie Deloise Kitchell

October 9, 2014

Bertie "Dee" Kitchell, age 69, of Sweetwater, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 at Sweetwater Healthcare Center.
Per her wishes, she wanted to be cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

SW ready to add to win streak

October 9, 2014

It’s been a dream season so far for Sweetwater, only the most important games still lie ahead.
But the 5-0 Mustangs begin the “second season” Friday, when Sweetwater travels out to Fort Stockton to play its District 2-4A, Division II opener.

Read more in Thursday's print edition in Sports.

Roscoe starting district vs. Miles

October 9, 2014

Improved play in recent weeks has Roscoe coach Jake Freeman looking forward to facing Miles in the Plowboys’ 6-2A, Division II opener at Roscoe on Friday.

Read more in Thursday's print edition in Sports.

Local forecast for Thursday

October 9, 2014

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 86. Winds will be breezy and from the south at 15 to 20 mph.
Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 69 and southern winds around 15 mph.
Learn more at weather.gov.

October 8th

RPMH offers low-cost mammograms during the month of October

October 8, 2014

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) will be offering $50 mammograms from now through Oct. 31 for cash paying patients.

Learn more in Wednesday's print edition.

Driving simulation continues with heavy equipment operators

October 8, 2014

Last week, deputies with the Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) got their crash course in Don Courtney's driving simulator. On Tuesday, it was county employees charged with driving large trucks and rigs who received their training in a simulated environment.

Read more in Wednesday's print edition.

Sweetwater participates in National Night Out

October 8, 2014

(From left) Katie Lopez (5); Riley Gutierrez (6), Ryan Lomas (5) and Ariel Garcia (10) enjoy some playtime on the air slide at Mustang Heights apartments during Tuesday's National Night Out event, which took place across Sweetwater.

Learn more in Wednesday's print edition.

Local Sports Calendar

October 8, 2014

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 8
Cross Country
Roscoe and Highland are at Albany meet.
THURSDAY, OCT. 9
Football
DISTRICT OPENERS
Sweetwater freshman and JV teams will host Fort Stockton at 5 and 6:30 p.m., respectively.
The Sweetwater 7th grade ‘A’ and 8th grade ‘B’ teams at Fort Stockton, 4 p.m.
The Sweetwater 7th grade ‘B’ and 8th grade ‘A’ teams at Fort Stockton, 5:30 p.m.
Roscoe junior high and JV teams at Miles at 4:30 and 6 p.m., respectively.
OTHER GAMES
Highland junior high at Lueders-Avoca, 5:30 p.m.
Blackwell junior high will host Santa Anna, 5:30 p.m.
FRIDAY, OCT. 10
Football

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